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Position Opening: Senior Software Engineer

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Southborough, MA

Block Engineering, located in Southborough, Massachusetts (greater Boston metro area), develops and sells Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) and Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) based spectrometers for the identification and detection of gases, liquids and solids.

Block is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to lead web-based front-end development efforts for its instrumentation control software. The position will be Block's lead developer for end-user applications and interfaces.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the development of the next generation front-end software for instrument control of our pioneering laser-based spectrometers
  • Architect, define and develop client/server interfaces and proxy clients in multiple languages (js / C++ / .NET / Python)
  • Contribute to the development of the back-end Linux-based embedded software
  • Develop web-based and standalone tools to assist hardware engineering with their development efforts
  • Develop a new generation of web-based manufacturing tools to help the company in transition to high volume production

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Javascript experience, including jQuery
  • Expert HTML and CSS knowledge
  • Experience creating user-friendly and graphically clean GUI interfaces
  • Working experience with Git and Jira in a team environment
  • Knowledge of client-side frameworks such as Angular-JS or React
  • 2+ years of experience with Linux
  • 2+ years of embedded system development
  • 2+ years of experience with C++
  • 2+ years of experience with C# and .NET is highly desirable
  • Good understanding of managing scalable, cross-browser code. A good understanding of usability and an eye for design
  • Knowledge of Python is a plus

To apply, please email resumes to Dan at careers@blockeng.com. Thank you for your interest.

Contact Us

For over 60 years, Block Engineering has been a leader in chemical detection and gas analysis technology.

We welcome the opportunity to speak with you about our Quantum Cascade Laser and FTIR products.

Block Engineering
132 Turnpike Road
Southborough, MA 01772
Phone: (508) 251-3100
Fax: (508) 251-3171